PreK Lesson 34 (updated 2021)

In this lesson you will:

  • sing the Hello Song
  • slide whistle echo
  • Animal rhythms  – echo
  • #126 “Five Little Kittens” – fingerplay
  • Review: #114 “Mm Ah Went the Little Green Frog”
  • #127 “Quiet Loud Movement”
  • Quiet/Loud Interactive activity
  • #128 “When Cats Get up in the Morning” – listen, sequence
  • #129 “The Old Gray Cat” – dramatize
  • Review as time permits
  • #122 “Smooth or Separated”
  • #123 “Letter L, Leo the Lion”
  • #124 “Trot Old Joe”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can perform, move and respond to quiet/loud
  • I can perform, move and respond to smooth separated

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Time for Music

1 Sing the Hello Song

Sing the Hello Song

- sing students names in the blanks

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2 Warm Up Your Voice!

Warm up voices with the Slide Whistle Video.

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3 Animal Rhythms

Echo Mrs. Gagne with animal rhythms.

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Song Used: Five Little Kitties

4 Listen to the Poem "Five Little Kitties"

Play the video and listen to the poem "Five Little Kitties".

Play the video again and say the poem with the video.

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Song Used: Five Little Kitties

5 Watch the Kids Demo Video of "Five Little Kitties"

Watch the kids demo video of five little kitty.

Can you act out the Five Little Kitties poem like the kids in the video?

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Song Used: Mm Ah Went the Little Green Frog

6 Review "MMm Ahh Went the Little Green Frog"

In the video the song is sung three times.
The second time it's sung quietly, the last time it's sung loud.

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Song Used: Quiet Loud Movement

7 Move to "Quiet and Loud Movement"

While you listen to "Quiet and Loud Movement" move to the music like frogs move.

Show with your movements when the music is loud and when the music is quiet.

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8 Quiet/Loud Interactive Activity

- create loud/quiet patterns or explore other activities

9 Make Animal Sound Cards

Print and cut out the animal sounds cards or save paper and ink, and make your own.

To make your own cards, draw pictures of the animals and print their sounds under them.

As you listen to the song, point to the animal card that shows the animal you are singing about.

Song Used: When Cats Get up in the Morning

10 Listen to "When Cats Get Up in the Morning"

Listen to the song "When Cats Get up in the Morning".

Put your animal cards in order as you sing the song.

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Song Used: Old Gray Cat

11 Listen to "Old Gray Cat"

Listen to the song "Old Gray Cat".

Pretend to be the cat and then the mouse in this song.

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Song Used: Old Gray Cat

12 Watch the kids play the "Old Gray Cat" Game

Watch the kids play the "Old Gray Cat" game.
The kids are pretending to be the cat and the mouse.

Play the video again and act out the song like the kids in the video.

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13 Review #122 “Smooth or Separated”

- review as time permits

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14 Review #123 “Letter L, Leo the Lion”

- review as time permits

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15 Review #123 “Letter L, Leo the Lion”

- review as time permits

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16 Review #124 “Trot Old Joe”

review as time permits

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17 Sing "Skinnamarink"

- end the lesson with "Skinnamarink"

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